U.S. Beef and Veal Exports to Japan – Through Jan 2020

US Beef Exports to Japan

U.S. beef producers have welcomed the newly formed USMCA, the U.S. Japan Trade Agreement, as well as the U.S. China Phase 1 Trade agreement. Hopes continue for increased foreign demand to bolster the down U.S. beef markets. Although the novel Corona Virus 2019 (Covid-19) is wreaking havoc on markets across the globe, trade flows have…

Brazilian Fed Cattle Prices -January 2020

Brazilian fed cattle continue their high prices due to strong demand from exports (China), as well as tight supplies. Average year-over-year prices in January were up +16% over 2019, but noting a monthly decline from December of -$0.63 per lb, or -8.3%. With such a large shortage of pork in the world, substitutes like beef…